Scott LaHart is a freelance journalist who specialising in food regulatory analysis for the Nordic countries for IEG Policy.
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The Scandinavian food safety agencies have worked together to carry out a control campaign of the countries’ gluten-free products. The control campaign found that only 2 of 154 gluten-free products had gluten content above the limit value, while other concerns regarding risk preparedness arose.
Denmark has increased the number and types of product cans and bottles that can be returned in exchange for money to include a large group of juice and smoothie products. This change to the Danish deposit system was approved in the Danish parliament in 2018.
Denmark has increased the number and types of product cans and bottles that can be returned in exchange for money to now also include a large group of juice and smoothie products. This increase in product types should help the country recycle an additional 50 million plastic and glass bottles and aluminium cans every year, according to the Danish Return System.
The number of foods given the “Keyhole” symbol for being a healthier choice in the food segment in Denmark has increased dramatically over the last 10 years.
A number of Norwegian Muslims are calling for a halal meat certification scheme following the end of a scheme involving the Norwegian meat cooperative Nortura, which cut ties with the Islamic Council of Norway in 2018.